Puget Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Puget Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
off E coast of Dundee Island. The name Cape Puget, after Capt. William David Puget, RN (d.1853), was applied by Ross, 30 December 1842, to a feature in this vicinity which has not been positively identified (Ross, 1847a, p.329; [referring to the S point of Paulet Island (q.v.)] USHO, 1943, p.263). Cabo Puget, referring to the S point of Paulet Island (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1947). Islote Redondo [=round islet], the present feature so called descriptively by AAE, 1953-54 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.317; Pierrou, 1970, p.619). Following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54, the name Puget Rock was applied to the present feature (APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973).
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